Joseph Blackstock McClure

20 November 1865–5 February 1939 (Age 73)
Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Joseph Blackstock

When Joseph Blackstock McClure was born on 20 November 1865, in Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada, his father, Patrick McClure v, was 49 and his mother, Margaret Blackstock, was 39. He married Sarah Ann Lammy on 21 December 1898, in Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Peel, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 5 February 1939, in Halton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 73, and was buried in Georgetown, Halton Hills, Halton, Ontario, Canada.

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Joseph Blackstock McClure
Sarah Ann Lammy
Marriage: 21 December 1898
Margaret Mary McClure
Elsie Lousia McClure

Spouse and Children

21 December 1898
Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 2

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 4

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 21

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Uidhir (Scottish), Mac Giolla Uidhir (Irish), probably ‘son of the sallow lad’. 2. Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Gille Dheòradha , Irish Mac Giolla Dheóradha ‘son of the servant of the pilgrim’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jos B. Mcclure, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Joseph McClure, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Joseph Mcclure in entry for Mary Margaret Mcclure, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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